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19:49
19:49

Renewable Energy Alternatives Can Tame Deforestation -Farmers 1

They say that the approach should be integrated with the operationalization of the tree fund stipulated under the Environment and the National Tree Planting Act and implemented under their National umbrella association, the Uganda Farmers Common Voice Platform.
19:22
19:22

Kadaga Says MPs Will Still Visit Lubowa Hospital Site Finasi/ROKO 1 1

On Tuesday, a group of legislators from the National Economy Committee accompanied by the Health Minister, Jane Ruth Aceng and Permanent Secretary, Diana Atwiine were turned away by armed Local Defense Unit-LDU and Police personnel when they went to inspect the 30-acre construction site along the Kampala-Entebbe Road.
18:44
18:44

Site of First Human Footprint Left to Waste Tourism 1 Top story

Tyen Olum was listed alongside Barlonyo Memorial Site, where more 300 innocent people were reportedly killed by LRA, Kangai village-the place where colonialists captured Omukama Kabalega of Bunyoro and Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda, and Goot Ojwang in Otuke district- where first group of Lango from Ethiopia first settled, as potential tourism destinations earmarked for development.
18:28
18:28

Nwoya Locals Accuse UWA of Land Grabbing

The over 200 people from eleven households also accuse UWA for leasing out part of the land in question to some government officials
18:24
18:24

Govt Condemned for Blocking MPs Access to Lubowa Hospital Ministry of Health 2 1

The response follows reports that a team from Parliament’s National Economy Committee which had gone to monitor ongoing works at the 30-acre facility along the Kampala-Entebbe Road, early this week was denied access despite securing permission from the Health Ministry to visit the site.
18:10
18:10

Gulu University Guild Leadership Protests New System Of Tuition payment

Noowe Johnson, the Gulu University Guild President says if the system is not reversed then all Public Universities guild leadership will challenge it legally.
16:34
16:34

Onduparaka FC Must Construct Toilet At Green Light Stadium - Fufa Fans club

He notes that, the caterpillars will now use the Maroons FC`s playgrounds Luzira grounds as their home ground should they fail to construct the latrine in the dressing room before the 2019/20 premier league season fixtures are released.
16:25
16:25

Gov't Commits an Additional UGX 53billion to Atiak Sugarcane Out Growers atiak sugar factory 2

The money to be disbursed through the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) over the next four years will be used for procuring inputs, opening land and access roads in the plantation, planting and field management of 15,000 acres of a sugar estate in Lamwo.
16:08
16:08

Visually Impaired Voters Plead for Braille Ballots 3 1

Teddy Luwa, the Chairperson Gulu Women Disability Union – GWDU says that the provision of Braille ballot papers in the 2021 general elections will guarantee inclusion of visually impaired persons in the electoral process.
15:01
15:01

Delayed Reconstruction of Lira-Kamdini Highway Irks Road Users oyam district 1

The highway stretching from Lira town through Corner Molem-Aboke in Kole District and Loro township in Oyam district has remained in an appalling state since 2009 when it was last rehabilitated by Dot Services Limited.
13:51
13:51

Mak Council Sustains MUASA Reps to Staff Appeals Tribunal Makerere University

The two; Dr Phionah Muhwezi Mpanga, a Labour & Criminal Law Don and Associate Prof. Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala, an administrative law expert had been blocked from swearing-in as new members of the tribunal due to a pending petition, over a month ago.
13:10
13:10

Electricity Crisis Frustrating Investments in West Nile - Leaders 2 1

West Nile region currently has 7.5 megawatts of hydroelectricity, which can only manage small scale industries like welding and metal fabrication. The limited power supply is mainly because Nyagak power dam, operated by the West Nile Rural Electrification Company-WENRECO, was producing less power due to the low water levels in Nyagak River.
12:07
12:07

Gulu Boxing Club Stranded in Kampala Over UGX 300,000

The club was in a seven days long National Championship Boxing Competition organised by Uganda Boxing Federation held in MTN Arena in Lugogo Kampala which ended on Thursday afternoon.
12:05
12:05

Mbale District Battling Surge in Malaria Prevalence 4 1

Malaria was the leading cause of hospital visits at IUIU Health Center III in the month of April, May and June with 295 cases. The same facility registered 172 cases between January and March this year. Meanwhile, more than 200 cases of malaria were registered in a space of two weeks at Bukiende HC III, and 225 cases registered in one week at Namawanga HC III in Busoba Sub County.
10:59
10:59

Busia Municipality Installs Security Lights to Curb Crime 4

The lights have been installed along with areas that have been rendered dangerous. The Municipal Council said they want to reduce the rampant cases of theft, killing of motorcycle boda-boda riders and rape among others in the area.
10:18
10:18

Meeting Between Education Minister, Striking University Staff Postponed 1

The minister had sent out an invitation early this week, to leaders of public universities, to discuss the issues surrounding their strike, which has now entered its eighth day eight. The meeting was planned at the backdrop of a strike that started on August 1, 2019.
08:59
08:59

KCCA Secures New Road Maintenance Equipment 4 2

The Equipment purchased includes five jumper compactors, five Asphalt pavement cutters, three Pedestrian rollers, five tractors with trailers and a road marking machine which is still in transit. The India–made equipment was supplied by ENGSOL Engineering solutions.
08:14
08:14

Student from Mukono Drowns During Field Trip to Kasese

The deceased is identified as Allan Kasule a student at Our Lady of Africa Secondary School, Mukono. His body was retrieved from the swimming pool last evening. Kasule, together with his fellow students, had gone for a field trip in Kasese.
08:00
08:00

Masaka Court Orders Prisons to Produce Glaser bernhard glaser

The production warrant was issued by Masaka High Court Judge Lady Justice Winfred Nabisinde on Thursday, after the Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Rachael Bikhole told the court that Glaser could not appear in court because he had to undergo another medical examination.
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